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04/17/14

When it comes to reputation, Rolex takes the crown

Consumers rank Rolex as one of the most reputable companies in the world, placing it alongside brands such as Disney, Google and BMW, one institute’s recent study shows. 

04/16/14

Kohl’s aims to harness the power of ‘Yes’

Department store chain Kohl’s is embracing the philosophy of saying “yes” with a new brand campaign that launched this month. 

04/14/14

Sterling loses bid to protect its ‘Hearts Desire’

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has shot down Sterling Jewelers’ objection to the registration of a trademark the retailer claimed could cause confusion with “Hearts Desire,” a line of ideal-cut diamonds sold at Jared.  

04/14/14

Harry Winston donates $1M to hospital

Harry Winston Inc. has made a $1 million gift to the UCLA Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute to create the Harry Winston Fellowship Fund. 

04/14/14

Appointments: Tiffany’s general counsel retires

Patrick Dorsey, who has been the general counsel and secretary at Tiffany & Co. for the past 29 years, is retiring. His last day will be May 22. 

04/11/14

Michael Hill’s US comps up, opens 2 more stores

Same-store sales at Michael Hill’s U.S. locations rose 3 percent in the nine-month period ended March 31, the Australian retailer recently reported.

04/10/14

First quarter sales climb for LVMH

Sales in the United States were strong in the first quarter for LVMH, with the luxury goods conglomerate’s company-owned watch and jewelry boutiques performing particularly well. 

04/09/14

Loehmann’s coming back, but just online

Defunct discount chain Loehmann’s is slated to return to the retail scene next month but as an e-tailer only. 

04/08/14

Rio Tinto pulls out of Pebble mine project

Yet another miner is un-staking its claim from the proposed Pebble mine in Alaska, leaving the sole owner of the project to hunt for new partners.  

04/08/14

Groupon makes a commitment to the wedding market

Marketing to consumers who are tying the knot, Groupon launched the “Wedding Shop” Monday, which sells engagement rings, wedding-day jewelry and other baubles associated with the big day at steeply discounted prices.